Landscape Artist of the Year
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Landscape Artist of the Year: Bowling Green Knaresborough (Day 2)

Season 3 Episode 1 Smooth/Arts June 12, 2018

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Hosts Joan Bakewell and Frank Skinner launch a nationwide search for the Landscape Artist of the Year 2017, as contestants paint iconic locations across the country.

Hosts Joan Bakewell and Frank Skinner launch a nationwide search for the Landscape Artist of the Year 2017, as contestants paint iconic locations across the country.

Portrait Artist of the Year
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Portrait Artist of the Year: Final: Main Sitter Emeli Sande

Season 4 Episode 10 Smooth/Arts October 16, 2018

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It's the final and the portrait artists are challenged to paint award-winning singer-songwriter Emeli Sande before the judges pick a series winner.

It's the final and the portrait artists are challenged to paint award-winning singer-songwriter Emeli Sande before the judges pick a series winner.

Portrait Artist of the Year
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Portrait Artist of the Year: Meera Syal, Derek Jacobi, Kirsty Wark

Season 4 Episode 8 Smooth/Arts October 2, 2018

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In the last of the heats, actor Meera Syal, star of stage and screen Sir Derek Jacobi, and broadcaster Kirsty Wark sit for a new group of portrait artists.

In the last of the heats, actor Meera Syal, star of stage and screen Sir Derek Jacobi, and broadcaster Kirsty Wark sit for a new group of portrait artists.

Portrait Artist of the Year
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Portrait Artist of the Year: Michael Ball, Robert Bathurst and Anita Rani

Season 4 Episode 7 Smooth/Arts September 25, 2018

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Singer Michael Ball, actor Robert Bathurst and broadcaster Anita Rani are the celebrity sitters as the portrait painting competition continues.

Singer Michael Ball, actor Robert Bathurst and broadcaster Anita Rani are the celebrity sitters as the portrait painting competition continues.

Landscape Artist of the Year
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Landscape Artist of the Year: South Gare Steelworks (Day 2)

Season 3 Episode 2 Smooth/Arts June 19, 2018

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A new group of artists are challenged to paint the world-famous steelworks at South Gare, near the mouth of the River Tees.

A new group of artists are challenged to paint the world-famous steelworks at South Gare, near the mouth of the River Tees.

Tate Britain's Great Art Walks
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Tate Britain's Great Art Walks: Stanley Spencer with Billy Connolly

Season 2 Episode 1 Smooth/Arts March 18, 2019

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Gus Casley-Hayford and Billy Connolly embark on a journey through Cookham, Berkshire, the home and artistic inspiration for Stanley Spencer, the man once dubbed the divine ...

Gus Casley-Hayford and Billy Connolly embark on a journey through Cookham, Berkshire, the home and artistic inspiration for Stanley Spencer, the man once dubbed the divine fool of British art.

Portrait Artist of the Year
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Portrait Artist of the Year: Rachel Hunter, Stefanie Martini And Conleth Hill

Season 4 Episode 4 Smooth/Arts September 4, 2018

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This episode's famous sitters are model Rachel Hunter, actress Stefanie Martini, and Game of Thrones star Conleth Hill as the portrait painting competition continues.

This episode's famous sitters are model Rachel Hunter, actress Stefanie Martini, and Game of Thrones star Conleth Hill as the portrait painting competition continues.

The Art Show
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The Art Show

Season 1 Episode 1 Smooth/Arts February 13, 2018

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Art is in the lifeblood of every society, and by travelling the world to where art is made, and engaging with those who make it, this unique series expands our understanding ...

Art is in the lifeblood of every society, and by travelling the world to where art is made, and engaging with those who make it, this unique series expands our understanding of people, places, culture and history. The series is a selection of vivid films from locations as far apart as Japan, Mexico, India, Italy and North America. Each episode features a weekend spent in one of our great cities of art such as Venice, New York, Mexico City, Beijing and Istanbul, where we seek out seminal works of the past to show how they reflect history as much as contemporary art reflects today.

Landscape Artist of the Year
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Landscape Artist of the Year: Knaresborough Viaduct (Day 1)

Season 3 Episode 4 Smooth/Arts July 8, 2018

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Joan Bakewell and Frank Skinner welcome a new group of artists to Knaresborough, where they are challenged to paint the striking views of the historic viaduct.

Joan Bakewell and Frank Skinner welcome a new group of artists to Knaresborough, where they are challenged to paint the striking views of the historic viaduct.

Landscape Artist of the Year
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Landscape Artist of the Year: Winners Film Noel Cowards House Firefly, Jamaica

Season 3 Episode 9 Smooth/Arts September 2, 2018

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This special film follows the winner of Landscape Artist of the Year 2017 to Jamaica, where they will paint the breathtaking view from Noel Coward's home, Firefly.

This special film follows the winner of Landscape Artist of the Year 2017 to Jamaica, where they will paint the breathtaking view from Noel Coward's home, Firefly.

Royalty Close Up
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Royalty Close Up

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS April 8, 2014

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Award-winning filmmaker Don Letts explores the work of photojournalist Kent Gavin, considered the greatest chronicler of the British royal family. Gavin, who trained as a war ...

Award-winning filmmaker Don Letts explores the work of photojournalist Kent Gavin, considered the greatest chronicler of the British royal family. Gavin, who trained as a war photojournalist, used his skills to capture some incredible photographs of the Queen and her family at public events across the world. He was also the only photographer invited to Prince William's christening.

How Art Made the World
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How Art Made the World: More Human Than Human

Episode 1 ABC August 26, 2008

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What links the Hello Boys! Wonderbra campaign, Michaelangelo's David and a 35,000 year old stone statuette? You may not have noticed, but images dominate our lives, telling ...

What links the Hello Boys! Wonderbra campaign, Michaelangelo's David and a 35,000 year old stone statuette? You may not have noticed, but images dominate our lives, telling us how to behave, what to think and even how to feel. The five part series How Art Made The World reveals that the images and pictures that surround us today aren't recent inventions, but originate in a world that is hundreds of thousands of years old.

The Hidden Life Of Masterpieces
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The Hidden Life Of Masterpieces

SBS July 9, 2011

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Internationally renowned Rembrandt experts gather at the Louvre where the original works of the artist housed in the gallery have been taken off the wall, and out of their ...

Internationally renowned Rembrandt experts gather at the Louvre where the original works of the artist housed in the gallery have been taken off the wall, and out of their frames, for close examination. A collective investigation on behalf of the experts reveals surprising new insights into techniques as well as the often complex histories of the paintings themselves.

The Hidden Life Of Masterpieces
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The Hidden Life Of Masterpieces

SBS July 16, 2011

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Internationally renowned Leonardo experts gather at the Louvre where the original works of the artist housed in the gallery have been taken off the walls and out of their ...

Internationally renowned Leonardo experts gather at the Louvre where the original works of the artist housed in the gallery have been taken off the walls and out of their frames for close examination. The Louvre holds seven of his 15 masterpieces, which constitutes the most important collection of Leonardos in the world.

Behind The Lens
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Behind The Lens

One August 11, 2015

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In a world where millions of photos are taken each day, Behind the Lens follows eight professional photographers who reveal the endless need to capture and create ...

In a world where millions of photos are taken each day, Behind the Lens follows eight professional photographers who reveal the endless need to capture and create unforgettable images.

Original Art
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Original Art

Ten September 1, 2012

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Critical thinking

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What began as song and dance, has endured for thousands of years on cave walls. Sarrita, a young urban Aboriginal artist looks at how the art of her ancestors has survived ...

What began as song and dance, has endured for thousands of years on cave walls. Sarrita, a young urban Aboriginal artist looks at how the art of her ancestors has survived into the 21st century.

Close Up
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Close Up

ABC2 May 9, 2010

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In the course of this special, five acclaimed professional photographers give a truly intimate insight into their process and how it illuminates the human side of photography.

In the course of this special, five acclaimed professional photographers give a truly intimate insight into their process and how it illuminates the human side of photography.

Flightless
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Flightless

SBS September 11, 2010

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Kevin McManus, a man at war with his wife and his life, seeks refuge in the peace of the Christchurch Public Art gallery, but instead is driven to psychic meltdown by the ...

Kevin McManus, a man at war with his wife and his life, seeks refuge in the peace of the Christchurch Public Art gallery, but instead is driven to psychic meltdown by the haunting bird-people in Bill Hammond's extraordinary The Fall of Icarus. Shaken by his experience McManus decides to go in search of Hammond's pictures and explanations of them. The artist's unavailability restricts him to questioning and observing those whose lives have also been affected by Hammond's paintings.